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The Crown

The Official History Behind Season 3: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle and the Years That Defined Elizabeth II, 1956-1977
Written by: Robert Lacey
Narrated by: Alex Jennings
Series: The Crown
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins

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Publisher's Summary

The fascinating royal and social history that inspired the second and third seasons of The Crown, from the show's historical consultant.

In this incredible companion to the second and third seasons of Netflix's acclaimed series The Crown, renowned biographer and the show's historical consultant Robert Lacey takes us through the real history that inspired the drama. Covering two tumultuous decades in the reign of Elizabeth II, Lacey looks at the key social, political and personal moments and the effect they had not only on the royal family but also on the world around them. From the Suez Canal Crisis and the US/Russia space race to the Duke of Windsor's collaboration with Hitler and the rumoured issues with the royal marriage, the book will provide a fascinating insight into the two decades that the show covers, revealing the truth behind the fiction onscreen. 

Extensively researched, this is a unique look behind the history that inspired the show and the years that would prove to be the making of The Queen.

©2019 Robert Lacey (P)2019 Bonnier Books UK

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  • 25-02-20

If you like The Crown...

You'll love this!!!! Its the guy who plays uncle David's voice... delightful read!
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